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1917: tales and Poems from the Russian Revolution is a set of literary responses to 1 of the main cataclysmic occasions in glossy global historical past, which exposes the substantial conflictedness and doubt, conviction and wish, pessimism and optimism which political occasions provoked between modern writers - occasionally even as, even within the related individual. This incredible landscape of inspiration, language and shape contains paintings by means of authors who're already renowned to the English-speaking global (Bulgakov, Pasternak, Akhmatova, Mayakovsky), in addition to others, whose paintings we now have the excitement of encountering the following for the first actual time in English. 

Edited through Boris Dralyuk, the acclaimed translator of Isaac Babel's Red Cavalry (also released by way of Pushkin Press), 1917 includes works via the superior Russian writers - a few already recognized within the English-speaking international, a few released the following for the first actual time. it really is an anthology for everybody: those people who are coming to Russian literature for the 1st time, people who find themselves already skilled scholars of it, and people who easily need to know the way it felt to pass though this severe interval in history.


   • Marina Tsvetaeva, 'You stepped from a stately cathedral ', 'Night. - Northeaster. - Roar of squaddies. - Roar of waves.'
   • Zinaida Gippius, 'Now', 'What have we performed to it?', '14 December 1917'
   • Osip Mandelstam, 'In public and in the back of closed doors'
   • Osip Mandelstam, 'Let's compliment, O brothers, liberty's dim light'
   • Anna Akhmatova, 'When the country, suicidal'
   • Boris Pasternak, 'Spring Rain'
   • Mikhail Kuzmin, 'Russian Revolution'
   • Sergey Esenin, 'Wake me day after today at holiday of day'
   • Mikhail Gerasimov, 'I solid my iron flowers'
   • Vladimir Kirillov, 'We'
   • Aleksey Kraysky, 'Decrees'
   • Andrey Bely, 'Russia'
   • Alexander Blok, 'The Twelve'
   • Titsian Tabidze, 'Petersburg'
   • Pavlo Tychyna, 'Golden Humming'
   • Vladimir Mayakovsky, 'Revolution: A Poem-Chronicle', 'To Russia', 'Our March'

   • Alexander Kuprin, 'Sashka and Yashka'
   • Valentin Kataev, 'The Drum'
   • Aleksandr Serafimovich, 'How He Died'
   • Dovid Bergelson, 'Pictures of the Revolution'
   • Teffi, 'A Few phrases approximately Lenin', 'The Guillotine'
   • Vasily Rozanov, from 'Apocalypse of Our Time'
   • Aleksey Remizov, 'The Lay of the smash of Rus''
   • Yefim Zozulya, 'The Dictator: a narrative of Ak and Humanity'
   • Yevgeny Zamyatin, 'The Dragon'
   • Aleksandr Grin, 'Uprising'
   • Mikhail Prishvin, 'Blue Banner'
   • Mikhail Zoshchenko, 'A magnificent Audacity'
   • Mikhail Bulgakov, 'Future Prospects'

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